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Charming 'Western' Guest House in Placitas; Peaceful Yet Close

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 850 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House, Studio + Loft, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

Charming custom 850 sq ft. Placitas Studio Style Guest House, Sleeping Loft & seperate Office Space with a Western flair on 1 1/2 country acres in the foothills of the Sandias, minutes from Albuquerque & Santa Fe.

Sleeps 6 comfortably on Extra Comfy Queen Bed, Queen Lazy-Boy Sleeper Sofa (sleeps like a real bed) Plus Queen & Full Futon mattresses in sleeping loft. Evenflo Baby Crib/Bed is available at no extra charge..

Beautifully furnished with a Southwestern theme, Washer/Dryer, full kitchen, micro, toaster oven & coffee maker. All Linens, towels, kitchen items, paper products & soaps, etc. all included wtih daily or weekly rentals. Laptop computer available upon request for no extra charge.

RV/Camper space w/ water and elec .hookups available for $20 additional fee nightly. RV that sleeps 4 may be available at an additional $40 nightly. Plenty of Free Parking.

Wi-Fi, 57' Big Screen TV, DVD, VCR players w/ movie library (sorry, no cable - antenna picks up local digital stations ). Stereo CD/Radio, Gas Bar-B-Q and picnic table provided. Laptop Computer availble upon request.

Please NO SMOKING indoors, and pick up after your pets.

NOTE: We are trying to be environmentally friendly, so we don't use air fresheners or harsh cleaning chemicals or heavy perfumes in the guest house. Please do the same.

Next to walking and biking trails ( near 5,000 acres open space with wild horses ) Awesome Sunsets & Views.

30 min. to Airport and Downtown Albuquerque; 45 min. to Santa Fe Plaza, 45 min. to Jemez Springs Area, 15 min. to good shopping, restaurants, world class golf & Super Walmart. 1 1/4 Hour to Santa Fe Ski Basin or Sandia Peak Ski Area. 30 min to longest Tram in the world open year round. 10 min. to Roadrunner Light Rail Train that runs from Belen to Santa Fe.

Lovely corral available for your horse at $15 per night. We are currently caring for 3 wild young horses in our corral right outside your back window.

Come and stay with us!!! You'll love it!!!

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More Details

Owner
Jake Finkelstein
Member since: 2009
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
90%
Calendar last updated:
27 June, 2018

About Jake Finkelstein

We moved to NM in 1970 and found it to be truly 'enchanting.' The weather, scenery and culture of this part of the country can't be beat. Our property is located far enough out of town to be beautiful, quiet & private, but only minutes away from all the advantages that cities have to offer. We look forward to your visit.

Jake & Robyn

Jake Finkelstein purchased this house in 2007

Why Jake Finkelstein chose Placitas

We love the area, and it is close to friends and our work. This community is one of the best & most desirable places to live in NM.

What makes this house unique

Drive in any direction from Placitas and the area changes so dramatically that you will feel you have traveled to another country. Santa Fe is the art capital of the southwest, and yet is only the tip of the cultural iceberg in NM. There are 6 Indian Pueblos & many historical sites nearby, and great hiking & biking right outside your door. The house sits in a high canyon valley overlooking the Santa Ana & San Felipe Pueblo lands, with the Jemez mountains & Cabezon to the west. Wild horses often wander down the slopes, and they may surprise you on your hikes. World Class Golf at the Tamaya Resort is 15 minutes away, and Paako is just over the mountain. Take a ride on the longest tram in the world to the top of the Sandia (means 'watermelon' in Spanish) Mountain Range and watch the lights of Albuquerque come on following a magnificent sunset. There is so much to do and see you will want to come back often. And of course, don't forget the largest International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta in the world through the first two weekends of October. Let us point you in the right direction, whatever your tastes may be. Bienvenidos! Welcome to New Mexico!

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Placitas

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , walk-in shower is wheelchair accessible
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Bedroom space is connected to living room dining room studio
    Loft - 1 large double bed , 1 single bed
  • The Studio Bedroom in located in a section of the large downstairs open floorplan. There is a super comfey Queen Bed and in the adjacent living area there is a comfortable LazyBoy Sleeper sofa with a real innerspring mattress. In the Loft there is a Queen Futon Mattress and a single futon Mattress. It is ideal for children or young adults who have a sense of adventure.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • video player
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
HORSES WELCOME! Paddock, Riding Arena & OVER 5,000 ACRES OF GOOD RIDING TRAILS NEARBY - only $15 night additional per horse

Reviews

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Charming 'Western' Guest House in Placitas; Peaceful Yet Close
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5

Serene, so comfortable, a delight!

  • 5 of 5

Jake and Robyn are amazing! They really cared and were available to answer any questions we could think of about the area or help if anything came up. The property is very easy to find off the main road from the freeway (we drove in at midnight). It's close to Bernalillo, where you'll find all kinds of restaurants, shopping, and Albertson's (grocery store) are very close, about 10-15 minutes away. At the guest house, you feel as if you're far from civilization, the night sky plastered with stars it's so dark (unless it's a full moon, and then it's like there's a flashlight shining down from the sky), yet seemingly in minutes, you are in the middle of a good sized town/city.

The guest house is very comfortable with several seating areas, so everyone in a group could have privacy to read, etc. Just a few steps out the door on the property is a trail that leads to so many trails and so much hiking it would be impossible to hike them all in months, probably! It takes 10 minutes to hike to the top of the first hill, where you can see for miles and miles. The views are breathtaking.The views are also great from the guest house itself, and the property so quiet and relaxing that we'd sit on the couch inside with no tv or music just watching the birds and squirrels at the feeders and gazing out at the hills in the distance.

We spent two of the best weeks ever at any VRBO property. We will most definitely be back and will make Jake and Robyn's guest house our place to recharge from busy life. We left utterly refreshed and so happy. The property, Jake, and Robyn exude the best energy. So welcoming, so kind, so helpful. So delightful!

  • Review Submitted: 10/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Super relaxing.

  • 4 of 5

This place is quiet. We meet the owner once and never saw or heard them again. We had everything we needed in the house. We will be back. Thanks Jake and Robin.

  • Review Submitted: 20/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect fit!

  • 5 of 5

Sunsets & BBQ 🤗

  • Review Submitted: 30/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming , clean and very relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay. It is a very quiet and relaxing place away from the noise of the city however it is close to shopping and restaurants. I would highly recommend this place . The owners are also very friendly and accomadating .

  • Review Submitted: 21/10/2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location and hosts!!!

  • 5 of 5

My family enjoyed our stay. Jake and Robyn were very welcoming and great hosts. The house was as pictured and very comfortable. We were not expecting how well stocked the house was with supplies; everything from kitchen spices to a sewing supplies. The location was great, very safe and pet friendly. We enjoyed the nature trails around the property and around Placitas. I would recommend their property to others.

  • Review Submitted: 30/12/2015
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place and What a View!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the home for a month and enjoyed it immensely! Jake and Robyn were terrific. Gorgeous countryside with some beautiful views. We hiked with our dogs almost every day.

  • Review Submitted: 17/08/2015
  • Date of Stay: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Albuquerque International Airport
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Tamaya Resort
Car: necessary

We are a short walk to 5000 acres of open space to hike, bike or horseback ride in.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Placitas

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Balloon Fiesta 2018
4 Oct 2018 - 15 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
AU$236
 
 
Fall Holiday Season
21 Nov 2018 - 26 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
AU$202
 
 
Winter Holiday Season
21 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
AU$216
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
AU$133
AU$876
AU$2,156
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add AU$13 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection AU$79.52
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$673.9
Cleaning Fee AU$101.09

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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